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Abd al-Rahman Milad is the first senior coastguard official to be arrested over human trafficking.

The suspect who is believed to have beheaded a headteacher who had shown his students cartoons of the prophet Mohammed was an 18-year-old born in Moscow.

Greece condemns Turkey's 'meddling' in Karabakh conflict

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Greece condemns Turkey's 'meddling' in Karabakh conflict

Greece criticised Turkey's involvement in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Teacher decapitated in France after showing Prophet Mohammed caricatures

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Teacher decapitated in France after showing Prophet Mohammed caricatures

A French history teacher who had shown caricatures of Islam's Prophet Mohammed to his class was decapitated in the outskirts of Paris.

Saudi Arabia arrests 45 in fresh 'anti-corruption' campaign

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Saudi Arabia arrests 45 in fresh 'anti-corruption' campaign

Dozens of people, including public servants, are the latest to be arrested as part of Saudi Arabia's wide-reaching anti-corruption drive.

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The Israeli foreign exchange companies scamming Gulf investors

An investigation by The New Arab's Arabic-language service reveals that Israeli foreign exchange companies are using young Palestinian-Israelis to lure Gulf investors and rob them of huge sums of money.

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Turkish, Swedish ministers trade swipes in tense meeting

Sweden and Turkey's foreign ministers traded criticisms during a tense meeting.

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Popular Kuwaiti actress Haya Al-Shuaibi detained over 'pornographic' post

Kuwaiti authorities have detained a famous actress for allegedly posting a video of pornographic nature, local media reported.

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Egypt begins trial of ex-student accused in #MeToo wave

The former student accused of sexual assaulting three minors could face life imprisonment if convicted.

Tribe pleas with UN to stop Saudi forced displacement

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Tribe pleas with UN to stop Saudi forced displacement

One tribe is calling on the United Nations to intervene in what it is calling a campaign of forced displacement by Saudi authorities in NEOM bid.

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Twitter bans Saudi-linked accounts impersonating Qatari figures

The social media giant said the accounts were tied to the Saudi government.

Turkey seeks aggravated life sentence for American scholar

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Turkey seeks aggravated life sentence for American scholar

US academic Henri Barkey and Turkish civil society figure Osman Kavala are accused of involvement in a 2016 coup attempt against the government ...

Bisexual academic claims Oxford fired him 'to appease Saudis'

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Bisexual academic claims Oxford fired him 'to appease Saudis'

Dr. Kevin Fogg alleges the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies dismissed him due to his sexuality.

Netanyahu’s wife violated lockdown 'to get a haircut'

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Netanyahu’s wife violated lockdown 'to get a haircut'

Netanyahu is already facing trial for bribery, fraud and breach of trust. So with protesters rallying against lockdown restrictions, Mrs. ...

Kuwaiti emir asks cabinet to stay on despite custom

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Kuwaiti emir asks cabinet to stay on despite custom

The emir of Kuwait has asked the country’s prime minister and government to stay in office, despite a custom of governments resigning when a new ...

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Kyrgyzstan cancels disputed election results after night of chaos

Kyrgyzstan’s Central Election Commission cancelled the results of a Sunday poll after protesters claimed fraud and clashed with police, seizing the main government building and freeing a jailed former president.

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HRW launches campaign to counter Saudi 'image laundering'

On the second anniversary of Jamal Khashoggi's murder, Human Rights Watch launches a campaign to counter Saudi 'image laundering'.

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NYT journalist 'threatened' family of IS hostage James Foley

Rukmini Callimachi is facing a barrage of allegations of unethical conduct surrounding her reporting on the Islamic State extremist ...

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Shock, sympathy, mockery: World reacts to Trump infection

World leaders and officials were quick to weigh in, and there was both sympathy and something approaching schadenfreude.

Turkey admits it hasn't been reporting all coronavirus cases

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Turkey admits it hasn't been reporting all coronavirus cases

Critics have slammed the Turkish government over the revelation it has only published symptomatic cases since late July.

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Egypt set for protests after young man's killing

The death of Egyptian Owais al-Rawi has drawn comparisons to the killing of George Floyd and sparked calls for protests.

Trump is urged to intervene in US-Saudi national trial

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Trump is urged to intervene in US-Saudi national trial

President Trump has been asked by US representatives to raise al-Haidar's case 'with the highest levels' of the Saudi government.

Turkey says will send support to Azerbaijan if requested

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Turkey says will send support to Azerbaijan if requested

Ankara has denied accusations it is already involved in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia but has said it will send military support ...

Voter fraud accusation is 'disinformation' campaign against Ilhan Omar

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Voter fraud accusation is 'disinformation' campaign against Ilhan Omar

Researchers as Stanford University found that a video released by conservative activists accusing Omar of voter fraud was nothing more than a ...

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